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Join our dynamic company and help us push the limits of logistics

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Join our dynamic company and help us push the limits of logistics

About Unifeeder Our Locations

Intermodal Manager & CS Import Shortsea West & Central Europe

Hamburg, Germany

Unifeeder is a dynamic logistics company with its HQ in Aarhus, Denmark. We are the market leader with the largest feeder and shortsea network for container transportation in Northern Europe and the Mediterranean. We meet our customers’ expectations by providing innovative and efficient transport and supply chain solutions.

As a Intermodal Manager at our Hamburg office your primary responsibility will be to build a sustainable relationship with customers and suppliers and facilitate effective and proactive execution of booking management and intermodal/customer service delivery. You must ensure a high focus on intermodal solutions and while striving to maximize internal utilization and providing effective customer service.

 

Purpose

  • Be a logistics professional who can provide knowledge, expertise and a network within trucking, barges, depots and forwarders in Benelux & Germany
  • Live up to our intermodal-strategy: ”Explore and exploit possibilities for optimal solutions”
  • Understand and combine the commercial part of our business with Intermodal
  • Simplify logistic solutions to secure scalable execution at any time
  • Be the internal service provider to other Unifeeder stakeholders
  • Develop creative intermodal solutions and robust intermodal services
  • Continuously improve the operational excellence:
  • Ensure timely and high-quality intermodal execution
  • Always be in control of intermodal costs and revenues
  • Initiate and implement improvements
  • Analyse data to manage an improved planning
  • Pro-actively support and challenge the Management
  • Have a leading role in nourishing hinterland business in close liaison with UF Sales
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    Primary Responsibilities

    Intermodal Management

  • Make sure that Unifeeder is at anytime operating as cost leader when it comes to Intermodal services (truck, barge, rail)
  • Be responsible for the structure and regional procurement execution of Intermodal services in Unifeeder
  • Support and join the Commercial Management in customer visits
  • Excel in stakeholder management
  • Contribute to planning of and execution of annual intermodal tenders
  • Ensure a proper performance of the Unifeeder vendors by frequent follow-up, create vendor standards and push them through
  • Make sure that targeted triangulation degree is reached in the region
  • Contribute to developing, maintaining and enhancing the haulage-database with tariffs
  • Ensure that Sales and Customer Service always have access to updated tariffs and routing instructions
  • Document/file all supplier agreements in existing structure
  • Contribute to developing and implementing vendor KPIs
  • Assist Tender Management and the UF Sales units with competitive haulage prices
  • Develop a Unifeeder Hinterland strategy in close cooperation with internal stakeholders
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    Operational Execution

  • Be responsible for and involved in the day-to-day business regarding Benelux & Germany Intermodal and Customer Service Import team
  • Ensure a high focus on quality and timeliness in daily execution
  • Ensure a high focus on cost awareness and control
  • Drive and support a cost-efficient and lean execution/operation
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    General

  • Be an active and inspiring leader
  • Drive a high level of communication and transparency
  • Assist the Management to build a creative and thriving organization
  • Improve internal relations with other departments, offices and Unifeeder HQ in Aarhus
  • At all-time present high morale and proper business ethics and be a respected representative of Unifeeder
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    Your Profile

  • Freight forwarder background and Bachelor degree is preferred
  • 7-10 years sales experience in forwarding or logistics
  • Leadership skills + experience
  • Proven track record in B2B Sales
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, negotiation and deal closing skills
  • Good knowledge of the CEU intermodal market
  • Accuracy with numbers, good understanding of basic financial reporting
  • Hardworking and stress-resistant character
  • Good command of Excel and PPT
  • Good command of English
  • Availability for business travel
  • Self-driven, motivated and ambitious personality
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    Please email your application and CV in English to job-de@unifeeder.com as soon as possible. Note that we will reply an answer to the email address indicated by you. All applications are handled with complete confidentiality.

     

    Unifeeder Germany – branch of Unifeeder A/S - Neuer Dovenhof, Brandstwiete 1, 20457 Hamburg - www.unifeeder.com

    Why work at Unifeeder

    Challenge

    Whether you are an accomplished professional or a promising new talent, at Unifeeder you will be challenged by the tasks, co-workers, and our customer portfolio which includes well-established industrial companies in Europe.

    Mobility

    With offices in nine countries, we encourage our employees to broaden their horizons by working in our international offices for shorter or longer periods. That makes Unifeeder a highly inclusive workplace with great knowledge flow.

    Diversity

    Unifeeder's family consists of approx. 400 employees with backgrounds from close to 20 nationalities, therefore we strive to create a workplace that embraces the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives of the employees.

    Growth

    Our employees are our best asset. The continued encouragement and support of their professional growth is built into our core. We welcome initiatives that will promote growth and bring improvement to  Unifeeder's process flow

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